Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in Kentucky. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Louisville bureau at 502-583-7718 or Becky Yonker is on the desk. News editor Scott Stroud can be reached at

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Top Stories:


Kentucky's political leaders discuss policy and politics at the state Farm Bureau's annual ham breakfast. Story on merit.

In Brief:

VETERAN-MEDALS, from LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A 94-year-old U.S. Navy veteran has waited 72 years, but he is going to receive the medals he's due from World War II.

BOAT RAMP CLOSING, from CRITTENDEN, Ky. — A public boat ramp in Kentucky is closing next month while a new ramp and parking lot are built.


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